Project Compass Design Contest Guidance

Project Compass Design Contest Guidance

Properly run design competitions are a rarity in the UK construction sector. This document sets out why Project Compass believes that design contest procedures can achieve exceptional design value, encourage innovation and delivery high levels of quality without exposing the commissioning client to unnecessary risk. The report makes a number […]

European Competition Programmer Handbook GreenArch project results

European Competition Programmer Handbook GreenArch project results

This EU project partnership included French, Spanish, UK, Czech and Italian participants. The project aims to improve opportunities and procedures for all architects, especially young professionals, through better understanding, knowledge sharing and collaborative strategies which address the European design competition system. Research on the common priorities and objectives for public […]

Public Construction Procurement Trends 2009-2014

Public Construction Procurement Trends 2009-2014

A Project Compass report into the trends in public procurement in the UK construction industry during the period 2009-2014 which evaluates the trends in UK public sector architectural design procurement for commissions that come within the remit of the European Union Directive 2004/14 and its threshold values over the last […]